South Sudan Rebels ‘Release’ Detained Kenyans

[Nation] The South Sudan Peoples Movement/Army (SPLM/A) In Opposition has released Kenyans detained as retaliation after Nairobi handed over their spokesperson James Gatdet Dak to the Juba government.

[Nation] The South Sudan Peoples Movement/Army (SPLM/A) In Opposition has released Kenyans detained as retaliation after Nairobi handed over their spokesperson James Gatdet Dak to the Juba government.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ebola-Hit Children Go Hungry Amid Food Shortages – Charity

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -While most families devastated by Ebola have received humanitarian aid, at least 1,400 children orphaned by the epidemic urgently need support

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -While most families devastated by Ebola have received humanitarian aid, at least 1,400 children orphaned by the epidemic urgently need support

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

2017 Budget – Four States Seek Funds to Save 1 Million Women, Children

[Vanguard] To avert the death of approximately one million children and women annually from preventable diseases in Nigeria, stakeholders in child and family health services have called for upward review of budgetary allocation and prompt release of fu…

[Vanguard] To avert the death of approximately one million children and women annually from preventable diseases in Nigeria, stakeholders in child and family health services have called for upward review of budgetary allocation and prompt release of funds for health to ensure improved healthcare services at the primary level.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

AMISOM Unknowns

[Iwacu] The European Union commitment not to transfer the AMISOM Burundian contingent salaries through Treasury coffers makes Bujumbura government anxious. Is it a false alarm or does Burundi want to take another shocking decision?

[Iwacu] The European Union commitment not to transfer the AMISOM Burundian contingent salaries through Treasury coffers makes Bujumbura government anxious. Is it a false alarm or does Burundi want to take another shocking decision?

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Anti-Trophy Trafficking Watchdog Wants Markets Shut

[EA Business] Johannesburg -CITES, the global anti-trophy trafficking watchdog, has recommended countries such as Japan with legal domestic ivory markets, which are not regulated by the convention, start closing them down because they are seen as contr…

[EA Business] Johannesburg -CITES, the global anti-trophy trafficking watchdog, has recommended countries such as Japan with legal domestic ivory markets, which are not regulated by the convention, start closing them down because they are seen as contributing to poaching writes JOHN SAMBO.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa